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The Internet Archive Console Living Room harkens back to the revolution of the change in the hearth of the home, when the fireplace and later television were transformed by gaming consoles into a center of videogame entertainment. Connected via strange adapters and relying on the television's speaker to put out beeps and boops, these games were resplendent with simple graphics and simpler rules.

The home console market is credited with slowly shifting attention from the arcade craze of the e...



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Playstation (PSX)
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PlayStation (Japanese: プレイステーション Hepburn: Pureisutēshon, abbreviated as PS) is a gaming brand that consists of four home video game consoles, as well as a media center, an online service, a line of controllers, two handhelds and a phone, as well as multiple magazines. It is created and owned by Sony Interactive Entertainment since December 3, 1994, with the launch of the original PlayStation in Japan.   The original PlayStation, released in Japan on December...
ARCHIVE.ORG Console Library: Atari 7800
ARCHIVE.ORG Console Library: Atari 7800
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Originally released in June 1984, the Atari 7800 was the successor to Atari's 5200. A victim of unfortunate timing, the 7800 was released shortly before the great video game crash of 1983. Re-launched by Atari in 1986 as a competitor to the Nintendo Entertainment System and Sega Master System, the Atari 7800 was backwards compatible with original Atari 2600 titles. In 2009, IGN chose the 7800 to be their 17th best video game console of all time. They justified this relatively low ranking...
Topics: Atari 7800, Console, Atari, 7800
ARCHIVE.ORG Console Library: Sega Genesis
ARCHIVE.ORG Console Library: Sega Genesis
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The Sega Genesis, known as Mega Drive (Japanese: メガドライブ Hepburn: Mega Doraibu?) in most regions outside North America, is a 16-bit video game console which was developed and sold by Sega Enterprises, Ltd. The Genesis is Sega's third console and the successor to the Master System. Sega first released the console as the Mega Drive in Japan in 1988, followed by a North American debut under the Genesis moniker in 1989. In 1990, the console was released as the Mega Drive by Virgin...
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The Adventure Vision is a self-contained (no external monitor is required) cartridge-based video game console released by Entex Industries in 1982. The Adventure Vision was Entex's second generation system. Their first console was the Entex Select-A-Game, released a year earlier in 1981. Control is through a single multi-position joystick and two sets of four buttons, one on each side of the joystick, for ease of play by both left- and right-handed players. One particular feature of the...
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The Epoch Game Pocket Computer is a handheld game console released by Epoch in Japan in 1984. It was one of the very few truly handheld systems to be released in the early 1980s, preceding the Game Boy by 5 years. The Game Pocket Computer used an LCD screen with a 75 × 64 resolution, and could produce graphics at about the same level as early Atari 2600 games. The system was a failure in Japan, and as a result, only 5 games were made for it. A puzzle game and a paint program were built into...
ARCHIVE.ORG Console Library: Mega Duck WG-108
ARCHIVE.ORG Console Library: Mega Duck WG-108
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The Mega Duck WG-108 (also known as Cougar Boy) is a handheld game console that was produced by Hong Kong-based Welback Holdings through its Timlex International division and came on the market in 1993. It was marketed under various different brands worldwide including Creatronic and Videojet. It was sold for about fl 129 in the Netherlands, and for a similar price in France and Germany. In South America (mainly in Brazil), the Chinese-made Creatronic version was distributed by Cougar USA, also...
Emerson Arcadia Library
Emerson Arcadia Library
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58
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The Emerson Arcadia 2001 is a second-generation 8-bit console released by Emerson Radio Corp in 1982 following the release of ColecoVision. It was discontinued only 18 months later, with a total of 35 games having been released. Emerson licensed the Arcadia 2001 to Bandai which released it in Japan, and over 30 Arcadia clones exist. The Arcadia is much smaller than its contemporary competitors and is powered by a standard 12-volt power supply so it can be used in a boat or a vehicle. This...
Sega Genesis: Sonic ROM Hacks
Sega Genesis: Sonic ROM Hacks
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81
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The age and well-documented aspects of the Sonic games for Genesis have allowed an entire sub-genre of playable modifications, changing the look and rules of Sonic the Hedgehog, playable on a real or emulated Genesis.
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The Bandai Super Vision 8000 is a video game console released by Bandai in 1979 belonging to the second generation. The console can be directly connected to a TV. This console was the last of the Bandai TV Jack console series but was completely different from the other consoles of the series. The Super Vision 8000 had a central CPU. The other consoles belonged to the first generation: they didn't feature a microprocessor, and were based on custom codeless state machine computers consisting of...
Playstation (PSX)
by Naughty Dog
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Developed by Naughty Dog, Inc. Released Oct 20, 1999 Also For PlayStation 3, PSP, PS Vita Published by Sony Computer Entertainment America, Inc. ESRB Rating Everyone Vehicular Automobile, Track Racing Genre Racing / Driving Gameplay Arcade, Vehicle Simulator Perspective Behind view Description Crash Team Racing (CTR) is a kart racing game a la Mario Kart, featuring popular characters from the Crash Bandicoot series of games - Crash, Coco, Neo Cortex, N. Gin, Penta Penguin, Polar, Pura, Papu...
Topics: 1-2 player games, ESRB rating E, Racing / Driving
ARCHIVE.ORG Console Library: Atari 2600
ARCHIVE.ORG Console Library: Atari 2600
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537
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524,534
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The Atari 2600 is a video game console released in September 1977 by Atari, Inc. It is credited with popularizing the use of microprocessor-based hardware and ROM cartridges containing game code, a format first used with the Fairchild Channel F, instead of having non-microprocessor dedicated hardware with all games built in. The console was originally sold as the Atari VCS, for Video Computer System. Following the release of the Atari 5200, in 1982, the VCS was renamed "Atari 2600",...
ARCHIVE.ORG Console Library: Bally Astrocade
ARCHIVE.ORG Console Library: Bally Astrocade
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20
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The Astrocade is a second generation video game console and simple computer system designed by a team at Midway, the videogame division of Bally. It was marketed only for a limited time before Bally decided to exit the market. The rights were later picked up by a third-party company, who re-released it and sold it until around 1983. The Astrocade is particularly notable for its very powerful graphics capabilities for the time of release, and for the difficulty in accessing those capabilities....
ARCHIVE.ORG Console Library: Watara Supervision
ARCHIVE.ORG Console Library: Watara Supervision
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44
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by Watara
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The Watara Supervision (also known as the QuickShot Supervision in the UK) is a monochrome handheld game console, originating from Asia, and introduced in 1992 as a cut-price competitor for Nintendo's Game Boy. It came packaged with a game called Crystball, which is similar to Breakout. One unique feature of the Supervision was that it could be linked up to a television via a link cable. Games played in this way would display in four colors, much like Nintendo's Super Game Boy add-on for the...
ARCHIVE.ORG Console Library: Super A'Can
ARCHIVE.ORG Console Library: Super A'Can
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The Super A'can is a console that was released exclusively in Taiwan in 1995 by Funtech. Inside is a Motorola 68000, also used in the Sega Genesis and Neo Geo. Twelve games have been confirmed to exist for the system. The twelve (12) confirmed games, with an additional nine (9) protos rumored to be in existence, were released in rather large, SNES-like cartridges. Games were presented in cardboard boxes featuring flamboyant artwork and included a plastic game holder along with the instruction...
ARCHIVE.ORG Console Library: APF-MP1000
ARCHIVE.ORG Console Library: APF-MP1000
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The APF-MP1000 is an early 8-bit cartridge-based game console released in 1978 by APF Electronics Inc. The controllers are non-detachable joysticks which also have numeric keypads. The APF-MP1000 can only be used with a color TV and comes built-in with the game Rocket Patrol. The APF-MP1000 is a part of the APF Imagination Machine. It is the successor to the APF TV Fun line of first generation consoles. Default Cartridge Backgammon Baseball Blackjack Boxing Bowling Brickdown Catena Casino...
ARCHIVE.ORG Console Library: Sega Master System
ARCHIVE.ORG Console Library: Sega Master System
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237,606
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The Master System (マスターシステム Masutā Shisutemu?), often called the Sega Master System or SMS, is an 8-bit third-generation video game console that was manufactured by Sega. It was originally released in 1985 as the Sega Mark III in Japan and then redesigned and redesignated the Master System for release in 1986 in North America, 1987 in Europe and Japan, and 1989 in Brazil. The original Master System could play both cartridges and the credit card-sized "Sega Cards,"...
Console Living Room
by Nintendo
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Bowser is back, and along with the Bowser kids, he's out to spoil Mario's day once again. This time, along with nabbing the Princess, the Bowser crew have also taken the magic wands from the Kings of each land and turned them into creatures. It's up to Mario and Luigi to get back the magic wands, defeat Bowser, and save the Princess all before the day is done. Old and new power-ups abound in each level for the Mario Brothers, including the return of the Super Mushroom and Fire Flower, plus the...
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Topics: Nintendo, Mario, NES
ARCHIVE.ORG Console Library: Sega Game Gear
ARCHIVE.ORG Console Library: Sega Game Gear
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The Sega Game Gear (セガゲームギア) is a handheld video game console developed by Sega and released in late 1990 as a response to Nintendo's Game Boy handheld . It is a full colour console and was Sega's first attempt to compete in the handheld games market (the second being the Sega Nomad — a handheld Sega Mega Drive). In South Korea it is known as the Handy Gam*Boy (핸디겜보이). The Sega Game Gear is a "portable" device which was designed to address problems with...
Sega Genesis: Sonic ROM Hacks
by flamewing/ColinC10
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Sonic Classic Heroes is a ROM hack for the Sega Mega Drive that is the result of a collaboration between flamewing and ColinC10, combining their respective hacks Sonic 2 Heroes and Sonic 1 and 2. It therefore is a single ROM that offers the entire campaigns of Sonic the Hedgehog and Sonic the Hedgehog 2, either alone or together; and enables the player to play as many characters such as Sonic, Tails, and Knuckles. The hack is named due to the ability to control a team of characters, which is...
Topics: Sonic, Genesis, ROM Hack
Console Living Room
by Nintendo
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The Princess has been kidnapped by the evil Bowser, and it is up to Mario and brother Luigi to save the day. The first ever platform adventure for the Mario Brothers has the player exploring level after level, with Bowser to contend with as the end of level boss. Power-ups include the Super Mushroom, which increases Mario's size and power, the fire flower, allowing him to shoot fireballs at enemies, and the ever important starman for a short burst of invincibility. Each level includes a bonus...
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Topics: Nintendo, Mario, NES
Shoot 'Em Up Construction Kit games
Shoot 'Em Up Construction Kit games
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The Shoot 'Em Up Construction Kit was a popular, easy-to-use piece of game creation software for the Commodore 64, Amiga and Atari ST home computers, developed by Sensible Software and first published in 1987.
Console Living Room
by Nintendo
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Mario is having a vacation in Dinosaur Land when he learns that Princess Peach Toadstool has been kidnapped by the evil King Koopa Bowser. When Mario starts searching for her he finds a giant egg with a dinosaur named Yoshi hatching out of it. Yoshi tells Mario that his fellow dinosaurs have been imprisoned in eggs by Bowser's underlings. The intrepid plumber has to travel to their castles, rescue the dinosaurs, and eventually face King Koopa himself, forcing him to release the princess. Super...
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Topics: Nintendo, Mario, SNES
Sega Genesis: Sonic ROM Hacks
by Pacguy
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Pacguy decided that it would be fun to add the Cappy capture mechanic from Super Mario Odyssey to Sonic the Hedgehog 2. Then this happened.
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Topics: Sonic, Genesis, ROM Hack
Console Living Room
by Airwalk Studios
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Based on the fictional retro arcade game featured in the 2012 Disney animated film Wreck-It Ralph, Fix-It Felix Jr. draws inspiration from Donkey Kong and other arcade classics in its defictionalized arcade cabinet. After having his stump moved by a construction company, Wreck-It Ralph seeks revenge by damaging the apartment building built on his land. The citizens of Niceland call on Fix-It Felix Jr. and his magic hammer to repair the damage Ralph is dishing out and force him off the building,...
Topics: Fix-It-Felix, Genesis
Sega Genesis: Sonic ROM Hacks
by FeliciaVal
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Shadow the Hedgehog in Sonic the Hedgehog (aka Shadow in Sonic 1) is a fan-made ROM of the game Sonic the Hedgehog for the Sega Mega Drive, with Shadow the Hedgehog as a playable character in place of Sonic the Hedgehog. The game was modified by Sonic Retro member FeliciaVal, with additional programming and coding by other members including Jimmy Hedgehog, Selbi, MarkeyJester and E-122-Psi. Most of the sprites were taken from a sprite sheet at this page (direct link does not work, copy and...
Topics: Genesis, Sonic, ROM Hack, Shadow
Playstation (PSX)
by Williams Entertainment
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Developed by id Software, Inc. Released Nov 16, 1995 Also For SEGA Saturn Published by Williams Entertainment, Inc. ESRB Rating Mature Narrative Horror Genre Action, Compilation Gameplay Shooter Perspective 1st-person Description This release of DOOM is based on The Ultimate DOOM and DOOM II: Hell on Earth and contains most of the levels and enemies from both games as well as about half dozen exclusive maps. The Doom maps are based off the Jaguar version and hence feature the same...
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Topics: 1-2 player games, ESRB rating M, Horror, Sci-Fi / Futuristic, Shooting
Console Living Room
by Nintendo
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Tetris  is a  puzzle video game  for the  Nintendo Entertainment System  released in 1989. It was the first official console release of  Tetris  which was developed and published by  Nintendo .
Topics: Tetris, NES
Playstation (PSX)
by KID
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Developed by KID Corp. Released Mar 04, 1999 Platform PlayStation Published by KID Corp. Pacing Real-Time Genre Action Setting North America Gameplay Arcade Perspective Behind view Misc Licensed Description This game is based on the Japanese Pepsi mascot who appeared in different commercials in Japan. In these he appeared where people were thirsty, quenched the people's thirst, then injured himself most of the time. The game more or less follows this series of events as you run along stages...
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Topics: 1 player games, Arcade, Platformer
Sega Genesis: Sonic ROM Hacks
by Captain Bozo and Ranger
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(help me oh no ;-;) Sonic 2 XL is a hack of Sonic the Hedgehog 2 for the Sega Mega Drive by Captain Bozo and Ranger. Rings are replaced with onion rings, and Sonic becomes fatter after eating them.
Topics: Sonic the Hedgehog, ROM Hack, Genesis
Playstation (PSX)
by NanaOn-Sha
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Developed by NanaOn-Sha Co., Ltd. Released Nov 19, 1997 Also For PSP Published by Sony Computer Entertainment America, Inc. ESRB Rating Kids to Adults Narrative Comedy Genre Action Gameplay Music / Rhythm Perspective 3rd-person (Other) Description The rapping pup, PaRappa, dreams of impressing his friend, the beautiful Sunny Funny, and going out on a date with her. But what he lacks is confidence - help PaRappa rap his way through learning Kung Fu, a driving test, cooking and more, all in order...
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Topics: 1 player games, ESRB rating KA, Music / Rhythm
Console Living Room
by SEGA
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Dr. Robotnik's Death Egg has crash-landed on Floating Island, so called because it harnesses the power of the Chaos Emeralds to float in the air. Robotnik needs them to repair the Death Egg, so he tells the guardian of Floating Island, Knuckles the Echidna, that Sonic and Tails are there to steal them. With Knuckles tricked and trying to stop the heroes at every turn, will they be able to stop Robotnik in time? Sonic the Hedgehog 3  is the third in the Sonic series of games. As with the...
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Topics: Sonic, Genesis
Console Library: Sega SG-1000
Console Library: Sega SG-1000
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53,448
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by Sega
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The SG-1000 (エスジー・セン Esujī Sen?), which stands for Sega Game 1000, was a cartridge-based video game console manufactured by Sega. This system marked Sega's first entry into the home video game hardware business, and while the system was not popular, it provided the basis for the more successful Master System. The SG-1000 was first released to the Japanese market on July 15, 1983. Incidentally, this is exactly the same day that Nintendo's Family Computer was released. The console...
Console Living Room
by Nintendo
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Released in the arcades in 1981,  Donkey Kong  was not only Nintendo's first real smash hit for the company, but marked the introduction for two of their most popular mascots: Mario (originally "Jumpman") and Donkey Kong. Donkey Kong  is a platform-action game that has Mario scale four different industrial themed levels (construction zone, cement factory, an elevator-themed level, and removing rivets from girders) in an attempt to save the damsel in distress, Pauline, from the big...
Topics: Nintendo, Donkey Kong, NES
Console Living Room
by id Software
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The Union Aerospace Corporation has been experimenting with teleportation technology on Mars' moons Phobos and Deimos. After early successes, something goes wrong. It seems the scientists have opened a gateway straight to Hell. Phobos base is overrun with demonic creatures, and the whole of Deimos simply vanishes. A squad of marines is sent to Phobos, but all except one are quickly slaughtered. It falls to the surviving marine to grab some guns and strike back at the demons. id Software's...
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Topics: DOOM, 32X
Playstation (PSX)
by Capcom Entertainment
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Developed by Capcom Co., Ltd. Released Apr 29, 2000 Also For Arcade, Dreamcast Published by Capcom Entertainment, Inc. ESRB Rating Teen Genre Action Perspective Side view Gameplay Arcade, Fighting Misc Licensed Art Anime / Manga Description Based on the Japanese manga/anime of the same name, JoJo's Bizarre Adventure is a 2D fighter from Capcom. Take on the role of one of 18 characters and battle your friends in Arcade Mode, or take on the role of Jotaro "JoJo" Kujo and his friends in...
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Topics: 1-2 player games, Arcade, ESRB rating T, Fighting
Console Living Room
by Nintendo
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Pokémon Red Version is the international version of Pocket Monsters Akai. Compared to the earlier version, Red has updated graphics and audio, some changes to area layouts, and significantly overhauled code, all of which in fact originate from the Japanese release of Pocket Monsters Ao. Red and Akai share the same version-exclusive Pokémon; in order to complete the Pokédex, players must trade with owners of Blue version.
Topics: Pokemon, Gameboy
Shoot 'Em Up Construction Kit games
by Tim Favro
software

eye 380

favorite 0

comment 0

Source: The SEUCK Vault
Topics: Amiga SEUCK games, SEUCK games
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eye 23,993

The Neo Geo Pocket is a monochrome handheld video game console released by SNK. It was the company's first handheld system and is part of the Neo Geo family. It debuted in Japan in late 1998, however never saw a western release, being exclusive to Japan and smaller Asian markets such as Hong Kong. The Neo Geo Pocket is considered to be an unsuccessful console. Lower than expected sales resulted in its discontinuation in 1999, and was immediately succeeded by the Neo Geo Pocket Color, a full...
Console Living Room
by Yong Yong
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Sonic Adventure 7  is a later version of  Sonic 3D Blast 5  released in 1999. The manual that comes with the game copies its text from the US  Sonic Blast  manual with screenshots and character art from  Sonic Adventure  added. All text referring to  Knuckles the Echidna  (without controls) are replaced with "Sonic Adventure 7".
favorite ( 1 reviews )
Topics: Sonic, Horrible Games, Bootleg, Gameboy Color
Playstation (PSX)
by Electronic Arts
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Developed by DreamWorks Interactive L.L.C. Released Nov 10, 1999 Also For PlayStation 3, PSP Published by Electronic Arts, Inc. ESRB Rating Teen Genre Action Setting Europe, Historical Events, World War II Perspective 1st-person Gameplay Shooter Narrative Spy / Espionage, War Interface Direct Control Description Medal of Honor is the first in the long-running series of World War II shooters, originally created by Steven Spielberg . The play assumes the role of Lt. Patterson who has to complete...
Topics: 1-2 player games, ESRB rating T, Shooting
Console Living Room
by Nintendo
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Super Mario All-Stars  is a collection of previously released Super Mario  NES platform games. Each title is presented with its original gameplay and level design, but has been given a makeover in the graphics and sound department. A save option has been added allowing players to store the session data. Included in  Super Mario All-Stars  are the following games: Super Mario Bros. Super Mario Bros: The Lost Levels Super Mario Bros. 2 Super Mario Bros. 3
Topics: Nintendo, Mario, SNES
ARCHIVE.ORG Console Library: Magnavox Odyssey 2
ARCHIVE.ORG Console Library: Magnavox Odyssey 2
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122
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70,402
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The Magnavox Odyssey², known in Europe as the Philips Videopac G7000, in Brazil as the Philips Odyssey, in the United States as the Magnavox Odyssey² and the Philips Odyssey², and also by many other names, is a video game console released in 1978. In the early 1970s, Magnavox was an innovator in the home video game industry. They succeeded in bringing the first home video game system to market, the Odyssey, which was quickly followed by a number of later models, each with a few technological...
Playstation (PSX)
by Asmik Ace
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Developed by OutSide Directors Company Co., Ltd. Released Oct 22, 1998 Also For PlayStation 3, PSP Published by Asmik Ace Entertainment, Inc. Perspective 1st-person Pacing Meditative / Zen Genre Simulation Narrative Horror Description Inspired by a "dream journal" written by Hiroko Nishikawa, LSD is basically a simulation-based game themed around dreams and nightmares. The gameplay is simple, walking around various dreamscapes and occasionally discovering surreal visuals. Coming into...
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Topics: 1 player games, Adventure, Horror, Simulation
Playstation (PSX)
by Rockstar Games
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Developed by DMA Design Limited Released Oct 26, 1999 Also For Dreamcast, Game Boy Color, Windows Published by Rockstar Games, Inc. ESRB Rating Teen Genre Action, Racing / Driving Visual 2D scrolling Misc Regional Differences Gameplay Shooter Perspective Top-down Interface Direct Control Narrative Crime Description Lie, cheat, and steal your way through three districts of a huge city in the follow-up to Grand Theft Auto . Earn the respect of 7 different gangs as you demolish the town in your...
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Topics: 1 player games, ESRB rating T, Racing / Driving, Shooting
Console Living Room
by Nintendo
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In one of the darkest times in the Kingdom of Hyrule, a young, pointy-eared boy named Link takes on an epic quest to restore the fragmented Triforce of Wisdom and save the Princess Zelda from the clutches of the evil, power-hungry Ganon. The Legend of Zelda  marks the first title of the Zelda series. Players must make their way through the various forests, graveyards, plains, and deserts of the Overworld to find the secret entrances of the eight dungeons in an attempt to piece together the...
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Topics: Legend of Zelda, NES
Console Living Room
by Nintendo
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The Princess has been kidnapped by King Koopa (again) and it's up to Mario and Luigi to save her (again). Not to be confused with the western SMB2 , this sequel to SMB  is very much an expansion to the original, with many reused graphics and concepts, though new ones are also present. Instead of offering a two-player mode as in the original, this game allows you to choose between a Mario mode and a Luigi mode, with each character handling differently. Mario has tighter ground control, while...
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Topics: Nintendo, Mario, NES
The Vectrex Collection
The Vectrex Collection
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157
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56,343
VIEWS
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The Vectrex was a home console system that was unique in the field due to the use of a built-in vector monitor to display the games. Introduced in June of 1982 by General Consumer Electronics (GCE) at the Summer Consumer Electronics Show (CES), it was available for retail purchase at $199 in October of that same year. In March of 1983, Milton Bradley purchased GCE and began distributing the Vectrex to a more expansive distribution network, to some success. However, changes in the market caused...
Topic: video game
Playstation (PSX)
by Midway Home Entertainment
software

eye 3,181

favorite 23

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Developed by Midway Games, Inc. Released Jun 24, 1998 Also For Arcade, Nintendo 64, Windows Published by Midway Home Entertainment, Inc. ESRB Rating Mature Genre Action Gameplay Arcade, Fighting Perspective Side view Description Mortal Kombat 4 is 1 vs 1 fighting game, similar to the other Mortal Kombat games , but this is first game in series with 3D characters models. The player can choose from 15 different fighters at the start (and several unlockables later on). Many fighters from earlier...
Topics: 1-2 player games, Arcade, ESRB rating M, Fighting, Sci-Fi / Futuristic
Playstation (PSX)
by Electronic Arts
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favorite 27

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Developed by EA Seattle, Electronic Arts Canada Released Mar 25, 1998 Also For Windows Published by Electronic Arts, Inc. ESRB Rating Everyone Vehicular Automobile, Street Racing Genre Racing / Driving, Simulation Gameplay Arcade, Vehicle Simulator Perspective 1st-person, Behind view Description In the third major installment of Electronic Arts' Arcade racing series, there are several modes of play available. You have the standard race, with one big difference - now there are traffic cops out...
Topics: 1-2 player games, ESRB rating E, Racing / Driving
Console Living Room
by Nintendo
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Pokémon Crystal is an upgrade of the parallel Pokémon Gold and Pokémon Silver. The game is to its parallels like Pokémon Yellow: Special Pikachu Edition and Pokémon Emerald are to to theirs. This means that the storyline, characters, and gameplay are basically the same, only there have been made several updates and changes to make this game more exciting and fun. The player can now play as both a male and a female character. The Pokémon Suicune plays a much bigger role, both as a...
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Topics: Pokemon, Gameboy Color
ARCHIVE.ORG Console Library: Atari 2600
by Rob Kudla
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Everyone's familiar with the now infamous version of Pac-Man that Atari unleashed to its legions of 2600 fans. If you've ever wished for a version of Pac-Man truer to the original, Rob Kudla has modified the much better Ms. Pac-Man and turned it into the Pac-Man Atari should have released. This is a fairly significant hack, and here are the changes Rob made to Ms. Pac-Man: Changed the graphics Altered the theme music Changed audio code to improve authenticity Changed playfield color and layout...
Topics: Pac-Man, Atari 2600
Playstation (PSX)
software

eye 5,787

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Developed by Capcom Co., Ltd. Released Jan, 2000 Also For Arcade, Dreamcast Published by Capcom Entertainment, Inc. ESRB Rating Teen Genre Action Visual Fixed / Flip-screen Gameplay Fighting Perspective Side view Misc Licensed Description Marvel vs. Capcom: Clash of Super Heroes is a 2D fighting game that combines characters from Capcom's videogames with characters from the Marvel comic universe, similar to Marvel Super Heroes Vs. Street Fighter . The game takes place in a Marvel universe where...
Topics: 1-2 player games, ESRB rating T, Fighting
Playstation (PSX)
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Developed by Tose Co., Ltd. Released Mar 26, 2003 Platform PlayStation Published by Infogrames, Inc. ESRB Rating Teen Genre Action Perspective 3rd-person (Other), Side view Gameplay Fighting Misc Licensed Art Anime / Manga Description Ultimate Battle 22 is a 2D fighter that takes place in the Dragon Ball universe. Players choose from on of 22 characters (not including the secret ones) and fight in Story, Versus, Tournament and Power Battle modes. From Mobygames.com. Original Entry
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Topics: 1-2 player games, Fighting, Martial Arts, Sci-Fi / Futuristic
Console Living Room
by Nintendo
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This release of  Super Mario Bros. 2  is completely different from its Japanese  counterpart, originating in the West and being in fact a version of Doki Doki Panic  with a different storyline and protagonists swapped for Mario and his friends.  One night Mario has a strange dream, where he opens a door to another world filled with even stranger creatures and lands than those in his last adventure  against Bowser. Amazingly, the next day, Mario, Luigi, Toad, and the Princess stumble...
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Topics: Nintendo, Mario, NES
Sega Genesis: Sonic ROM Hacks
by OrdosAlpha
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Sonic the Hedgehog Remix started in 2001 as a simple palette hack of Sonic the Hedgehog by OrdosAlpha. This project has gone through a complete reconstruction and is now a hack of Sonic the Hedgehog 2, featuring brand new stages and modes of gameplay.
Topics: Sonic, Genesis, ROM Hack
Sega Genesis: Sonic ROM Hacks
by SEGA
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A prototype of Sonic the Hedgehog for the Sega Mega Drive. Dumped by: Buckaroo Released by: drx General differences : The ROM header hasn’t been populated with game specific information yet. The prototype uses a standard SEGA title screen commonly used in other games. The SEGA scream is absent and isn’t present in the ROM. The “Sonic Team Presents” screen is completely absent. The title screen lacks a trademark symbol. The title screen has a “PRESS START BUTTON” prompt. This is...
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Topics: Hidden Palace, Sonic, Genesis, Prototype
Playstation (PSX)
by Activision
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Developed by Neversoft Entertainment, Inc. Released Sep 19, 2000 Also For Dreamcast, iPhone, Macintosh, Nintendo 64, Windows, Windows Mobile Published by Activision Publishing, Inc. ESRB Rating Teen Genre Action, Sports Gameplay Tricks / Stunts Sport Skateboarding Perspective Behind view Misc Licensed Description The sequel to Tony Hawk's Pro Skater adds many new tricks, while retaining those from the original, and a complete roster of the greatest skaters worldwide. Among the new tricks is the...
Topics: 1-2 player games, ESRB rating T, Skateboarding, Sports
Sega Genesis: Sonic ROM Hacks
by flamewing
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Sonic 2 Heroes is a hack of Sonic the Hedgehog 2 for the Sega Mega Drive by flamewing that allows the player to direct Sonic, Tails, and Knuckles simultaneously, similar to Sonic Heroes. It also features multiple elements from ‘’Sonic 3 & Knuckles’’ including element shields, character abilities, and game save features. Beginning Sonic Retroalmost immediately after the initial release, posters to its official thread on the Sonic Retro forums suggested (with varying degrees of...
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Topics: Sonic, Genesis, ROM Hack
Console Living Room
by Nintendo
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The first Super Mario Bros game released in 1985 for the Nintendo Entertainment System (NES).
Topics: NES, Nintendo, Mario, Nintendo Entertainment System
Console Living Room
by Nintendo
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Pokémon Yellow, along with Pokémon Blue and Pokémon Red forms the first generation of Pokémon games. You control a number of fictional animals known as Pokémon and must travel the land using your current Pokémon to defeat and capture more. There are 151 Pokémon that fall into various types such as fire, water and grass that have a complicated rock-paper-scissors relationship. You come across a series of town, each of which contains a gym where you must do battle with other Pokémon...
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Topics: Pokemon, Gameboy
ARCHIVE.ORG Console Library: Coleco Colecovision
ARCHIVE.ORG Console Library: Coleco Colecovision
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The ColecoVision is Coleco Industries' second generation home video game console, which was released in August 1982. The ColecoVision offered near-arcade-quality graphics and gaming style along with the means to expand the system's basic hardware. Released with a catalog of 12 launch titles, with an additional 10 games announced for 1982, approximately 145 titles in total were published as ROM cartridges for the system between 1982 and 1984. Coleco licensed Nintendo's Donkey Kong as the...
Console Living Room
by Nintendo
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Super Mario Kart  is a  kart racing game  featuring several single and multiplayer modes. During the game, players take control of one of eight  Mario  franchise characters  and drive  karts  around  tracks  with a  Mario  franchise theme. In order for them to begin driving,  Lakitu  will appear with a  traffic light  hanging on his  fishing pole  at the starting line, which starts the countdown. When the light turns green, the race or battle officially begins. During a race,...
Topics: SNES, Mario, Mario Kart, Super Mario
Sega Genesis: Sonic ROM Hacks
by Lone Devil
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Metal Sonic in Sonic the Hedgehog is a hack of Sonic the Hedgehog created by Lone Devil. It stars Metal Sonic as the playable character instead of Sonic the Hedgehog. The game is modified to use Metal Sonic's sprites in place of Sonic's. The hack comes with 4 different play styles: The Original, Sonic 2 Spindash, Sonic CD, and Sonic CD 2011.
Topics: Genesis, Sonic, ROM Hack, Metal Sonic
Playstation (PSX)
by Namco Hometek
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Developed by Namco Limited, Production I.G, Inc. Released Apr 30, 1998 Also For Arcade Published by Namco Hometek Inc. ESRB Rating Teen Genre Action Gameplay Fighting, Martial Arts Visual 2D scrolling Perspective Side view Art Anime / Manga Description Tekken Force, a paramilitary organization protecting the Mishima karate fighters, is nearly obliterated by the might Ogre. Heihachi Mishima's only hope is his grandson Jin Kazama, who lives with his mother Jun, unaware of his legacy. When Ogre...
Topics: 1-2 player games, ESRB rating T, Fighting, Martial Arts
ARCHIVE.ORG Console Library: Sega Master System
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Ms. Pac-Man 1991 Namco - Tengen
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Console Living Room
by Nintendo
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Duck Hunt  is a  shooter game  in which the objective is to shoot moving targets on the television screen in mid-flight. The game is played from a  first-person  perspective and requires the  NES Zapper   light gun , which the player aims and fires at the screen. It also requires a  CRT  television screen since the Zapper gun will not work with  LCD  or  HDTV 's. Each round consists of a total of ten targets to shoot. Depending on the game mode the player selects prior to beginning...
Topics: Duck Hunt, NES
Console Living Room
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A ROM Hack of Super Mario Bros. that lets you visit 256 worlds, in which you would only have access to 8 worlds.
Topics: Mario, NES
Playstation (PSX)
by Activision
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Developed by Vicarious Visions, Inc. Released Sep 18, 2001 Platform PlayStation Published by Activision Publishing, Inc. Misc Licensed ESRB Rating Everyone Genre Action Gameplay Puzzle elements Perspective 3rd-person (Other) Description Spider-Man is out to save New York City (and in the process the world) once again. This time it is Electro that is out to take Earth, and the galaxy itself, for his own. As you fight your way towards the final battle with Electro, you will come across a range of...
Topics: 1 player games, Adventure, ESRB rating E, Sci-Fi / Futuristic
Console Living Room
by Nintendo
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Pokémon Gold takes place several years after Red, Blue and Yellow, and puts the user into a brand new world, Johto. The gameplay is very similar to the previous games, but with several improvements. These include new functions for the player's PokéGear, a Pokédex that can now be sorted by evolution type, and, of course, new Pokémon. Once again, the objective of the game is to become the champion trainer, and try to complete the Pokédex. To become the champion, the player battles Gym...
Topics: Pokemon, Gameboy Color
Console Living Room
by Yong Yong
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Sonic 3D Blast 5  is an unlicensed  Sonic the Hedgehog  platform game for the  Game Boy . As with many unlicensed games, this game appears for sale on eBay occasionally, showing a picture of a cartridge, and is occasionally included on various multicarts. It is presumed to have been released after 1997, as it features music from  Sonic & Knuckles Collection .  Sonic 3D Blast 5  is infamous for its poor quality, and served as the basis for multiple other bootleg games. Infamously,...
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Topics: Sonic, Horrible Games, Bootleg, Gameboy
The Fairchild Channel F
The Fairchild Channel F
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The Fairchild Channel F is a game console released by Fairchild Semiconductor in November 1976 at the retail price of $169.95 (equivalent to $700 in 2014). It has the distinction of being the first programmable ROM cartridge–based video game console, and the first console to use a microprocessor. It was launched as the Video Entertainment System, or VES, but when Atari released their VCS the next year, Fairchild renamed its machine. By 1977, the Fairchild Channel F had sold 250,000 units and...
Console Living Room
by Nintendo
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One day Kirby is surprised to discover that he cannot have any dreams during his customary after-lunch nap. Soon he discovers that King Dedede has stolen the Star Rod, which supplies the energy to the Fountain of Dreams, and broken it into several pieces, entrusting each of his allies with one. Kirby has no other choice but find these pieces and bring dreams back to the Dream Land. Kirby's Adventure  is an action side-scrolling platform game. As the pink puffball Kirby the player explores...
Topics: Kirby, NES
Console Living Room
by Nintendo
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The third Super Mario Bros game released in 1989 for the Nintendo Entertainment System (NES).
Topics: NES, Nintendo, Mario, Nintendo Entertainment System
ARCHIVE.ORG Console Library: Sega Genesis
by Acclaim/Midway/Sculptured Software/Williams
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Ultimate Mortal Kombat 3 (UMK3) is a fighting game in the Mortal Kombat series, originally developed and released by Midway Games to arcades in 1995. It is an update of 1995's earlier Mortal Kombat 3 (MK3) with an altered gameplay system, additional characters and stages, and some new features. Several home port versions of the game were soon released after the arcade original, although none were completely identical to the arcade version. Later home versions emulated the arcade original with...
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Playstation (PSX)
by Take-Two Interactive Software
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Developed by DMA Design Limited Released Jun 30, 1998 Also For DOS, Game Boy Color, Windows Published by Take-Two Interactive Software, Inc. ESRB Rating Mature Genre Action, Racing / Driving Setting Contemporary, North America Visual 2D scrolling Misc Regional Differences Perspective Top-down Vehicular Automobile Interface Direct Control Narrative Crime Description In Grand Theft Auto , the player takes the role of a small-time criminal trying to make it big with the mob. Stealing cars, doing...
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Topics: 1 player games, ESRB rating M, Racing / Driving